Broccoli cheddar tots

140

PREP TIME

25 min

TOTAL TIME

55 min

Makes

36 tots

Broccoli cheddar tots

Photo, Erik Putz.

These bite-sized snacks are perfect for entertaining. (Bonus: They're baked, not fried!)


Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 tsp salt , divided
  • 6 cups broccoli florets , about 2 heads
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups shredded old cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup panko
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 400F, then line a baking sheet with parchment.
  • FILL a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Add 1 tsp salt. Add broccoli and cook for 1 min. Remove to a large bowl of ice water and submerge broccoli to stop cooking. Drain and pat dry with kitchen towel.
  • PULSE broccoli in a food processor until finely chopped, then transfer to a large bowl. Add egg, cheddar, panko, green onions, remaining ¼ tsp salt and pepper and stir to combine.
  • SCOOP out 1 heaping tbsp of broccoli mixture and shape into a rectangular tot shape. Repeat with remaining mixture and place tots 1 in. apart on prepared sheet.
  • BAKE until golden brown, 28 to 30 min.

Cheese grating tips

Nutrition (per piece)

  • Calories
  • 36,
  • Protein
  • 2 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2 g,
  • Fat
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 106 mg.